Scotland vs Russia Live: Welcome to the Evening Standard’s LIVE coverage of the Rugby World Cup in Japan as Scotland return to Pool A action against Russia.
What is it?
Scotland vs Russia, Scotland’s penultimate Rugby World Cup 2019 Pool A clash, and they have to win with a four-try bonus point to stand any chance of progressing to the quarter-finals. They will then have to beat Japan comfortably on Sunday. It is Russia’s final match.
When is it?
It is on Wednesday October 9.
What time is kick-off?
An 8.15am BST start in Shizuoka.
What TV channel is it on?
This one is on ITV. The broadcaster has exclusive rights to all Rugby World Cup 2019 matches. You can also follow this game right here with Telegraph Sport.
What is the latest squad news?
Starting XV: Blair Kinghorn; Tommy Seymour, Duncan Taylor, Pete Horne, Darcy Graham; Adam Hastings, George Horne; Gordon Reid, George Turner, Zander Fagerson; Scott Cummings, Ben Toolis; John Barclay, Fraser Brown, Ryan Wilson.
Replacements: Stuart McInally, Simon Berghan, WP Nel, Grant Gilchrist, Magnus Bradbury, Jamie Ritchie, Henry Pyrgos, Chris Harris.
Starting XV: Vasily Artemyev; German Davydov, Vladimir Ostroushko, Dmitry Gerasimov, Vladislav Sozonov; Ramil Gaisin, Dmitry Perov; Valery Morozov, Stanislav Selskii, Kirill Gotovtsev; Andrey Ostrikov, Evgeny Elgin; Vitaly Zhivatov, Tagir Gadzhiev, Nikita Vavilin.
Replacements: Sergey Chernyshev, Azamat Bitiev, Vladimir Podrezov, Bogdan Fedotko, Andrey Garbuzov, Sergey Ianiushkin, Anton Sychev, Yury Kushnarev